Copies of correspondence concerning the conduct of Dr William Henry Colvill, the Residency Surgeon, during the expedition to Riadh [Riyadh] and after

Mss Eur F126/62

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The record is made up of 1 file, 5 items (26 folios). It was created in Feb-Dec 1865. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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Political Department Reports regarding Pelly's concerns over the conduct of Assistant Surgeon Dr William Henry Colvill.

Colvill is accused of having assumed unauthorised responsibility for Pelly's duties during his absence in England and for giving secret and personal information to the Royal Geographical Society regarding Pelly's trip to Riyadh.

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1 file, 5 items (26 folios)
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The reports have been arranged within the file in numerical order.

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FoliationThe contents of this file have been foliated in the front top right corner of each folio with a pencil number enclosed in a circle.

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English in Latin script
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British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers
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Mss Eur F126/62

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Feb-Dec 1865 (CE, Gregorian)

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Copies of correspondence concerning the conduct of Dr William Henry Colvill, the Residency Surgeon, during the expedition to Riadh [Riyadh] and after, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F126/62, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000001524.0x0003c9> [accessed 14 October 2019]

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